For students in school, or work meetings and major events like conferences and seminars, these online platforms have become key in ensuring continuity of key engagements, bringing people together in a virtual world. As the World goes virtual, television stations have also tapped into the online audiences.
On her part, Health Minister Dr Jane Ruth Aceng said they have experienced the most difficult time that they are being insulted yet some health workers have not been able to go back to their families for the last two years.
It is reported that the child Juliet Nakyaki, from Bumera C Village in Mutumba sub-county had gone to fetch water from Lake Victoria on Friday evening, when a crocodile attacked her. Fishermen mounted a search for the deceased’s remains since Friday night but only managed to recover part of them from a swamp one the lakeshore on Sunday morning.
Lyantonde Resident District Commissioner Catherine Kamwine says that their assessment has found that the level of compliance to prevention guidelines, and presidential directive has remained very low despite the presence of Police. This, she says, has contributed to an increase in community transmission of COVID-19 in the area.
Entebbe Hospital Principal Hospital Administrator Muhammad Mubiru explains that the medics could have contracted COVID-19 due to congestion at the screening area, where they were spending longer as a result of human resource constraints.
The Ministry of Education selected only 15, out of the more than 300 radio Stations to broadcast lessons for learners at specific times, across the country. Although the Ankole region boasts of at least seven stations, the government opted for only one channel through which the lessons are aired.
The few available dams that used to provide water for the animals have all dried up forcing farmers to trek long distances in search of water. According to the farmers, their animals have started dying due to a lack of pasture and water.
The deceased fishermen are Richard Opio 27 and another one only identified as Mugegere both attached to Bugoma-Kinya landing site Buhuka parish in Kyangwali sub county Kikuube.The incident occurred on Sunday Morning at around 7a.m near Kinya landing site.
The tunnels were discovered at the home of George Odeke who was digging a pit latrine, raising concern amongst residents of Kokong village and its neighbours that the tunnels could be exposing them to danger.
Pamela Achii, the President of the Uganda Pharmaceutical Society and Dr Grace Nambatya, the Director of Research at the Natural Chemotherapeutics Research Laboratory say that while the herbal-based treatment has not been approved by the NDA, it has some ingredients to treat COVD-related infections and should not be wholly dismissed.
The farm, owned by a group of 30 youths, had 21,000 pieces of mudfish species and 30,000 pieces of tilapia fish species, which were slated for harvest on Monday next week. Emmanuel Mbusa, an employee at the farm says that he noticed fish floating on the ponds on Thursday morning and later learnt that all the fish had been killed.
Ndisaba says that several ambulances are now squeezing mourners alongside caskets to beat movement restrictions imposed by president Yoweri Museveni, to control the spread of the virus. And, on the basis of this, Ndibasa says that all vehicles should be thoroughly checked to ensure that persons who are not allowed to move do not enter the district illegally.